Why did the universe make females weaker?-part 18

It would make more sense if both genders were physically equal to create an efficient team to survive in the ruthless world.  That the burden of reproduction was assigned to the physically weaker gender makes even less sense; nevertheless, our ancient ancestors invented a matrilineal family system to balance power, ensuring women would not be forced to marry a male against her will.  However, patrilineal lineage took over over time, and man's dominance settled on many levels.  Some women resort to manipulation to gain advantages, but ordinary women, like me would lament the improbability of sharing a genuine love with a man who would have been happier than he ever imagined.

A middle-aged woman stops her daughter-in-law who is about to go out.  ‘Tsk, Where do you think you're going?!’  The daughter-in-law relies ‘My mother is hospitalized. So…’  The mother-in-law snaps, ‘Oh, no, you stay and serve this family you married into.’  Then a man bullies the young woman with his mother. ‘Yeah, listen to Mom. Get cooking. Wife, I'm starved.’  Then an old man, evidently husband’s father, thus father-in-law to the young woman harshly admonishes his daughter-in-law, ‘Tsk, your husband's parents are your priorities at all times.’ The young woman is bullied, but resists in vain, ‘But…’ The dragon mother-in-law scolds the young woman, ‘No, buts!  Your mother didn’t raise you right!  But then she failed to have sons, didn’t she!’
There is a broadcast by XXX NEWS STATION: Amid Rising Femicide, Proportion of Women Killed Grows as Overall Murder Rates Fall.  Goddess IRIS aka Nemesis ruefully thinks to herself, ‘All this and more because I rejected Adam. I was not inferior, even physically.  He was fine as all creations of LIGHT should be, but my heart belonged elsewhere.  LIGHT took pity on Adam and pulled out his rib bone, creating his new companion.  We all thought it was nicely resolved xcept...The woman thus created would not surpass man.

THE CHARACTERS

SERPENT, aka NAGA, the eight-headed deity.  The snake represents the frailty that sees us stray from the path and often into darkness.  Big predators make the headlines, but ordinary people are tempted to commit small-scale cheating when shielded under anonymity.  On good days we can fight off the temptation, but on bad days when we have just lost something and the world seems unfair, our hands reach out for it while a sinking feeling spreads inside our hearts, warning us that this is not the way to get even with life.  However, God or the universe may not mind if the gain is minimal?  So we tell ourselves.

NAGA represents the second chance and atonement in life.  

GODDESS IRIS/NEMESIS: Instead of picking one from the existing religions, all of which I respect, I opted to represent the universe's will via Goddess IRIS.  God gave us light, and Goddess followed it up with the sound, but as sound travels slower than light, no one knows her existence despite benefiting from her gift, music.  Something turned this once open-book IRIS into NEMESIS, Goddess of Retribution.

THE SPIRIT of LOUIS XIII: The king of France who reigned from 14 May 1610 to 14 May 1643.  Enigmatic character the world may not have fully appreciated, not unlike the current, which can be substantial even if the river looks calm.

OMELETTE: the dog who was the pet of Louis XIII in its former life.

TRUST: The Nephilim, rejected by the angels and the man, opted to take over the dark throne vacated by the Serpent.  Devil was the name imposed on the Nephilim by the man, while the name he chose for himself is TRUST.

ADAM: Of course, the first man was created after the shape of God.

 

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